Palm, Pindo or Jelly Palm

Butia capitata

  • Can grow up to 20’ tall, but normally stays between 12’-15’.

  • Fronds grow longer in shady conditions.

  • In full sun this palm has a more compact form.

  • Very cold tolerant and drought tolerant.

  • Fruit can be used to make jelly.


South America

USDA Cold hardiness Zones


Light Requirement

Full sun to part shade

Soil Requirements

Sandy well drained soil with regular water.